PhD defence of Eran Raviv on Friday 14 March 2014

On Friday 14 March 2014 Eran Raviv will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Forecasting Financial and Macroeconomic Variables: Shrinkage, Dimension reduction, and Aggregation’. Supervisor is Professor Dick van Dijk (Erasmus School of Economics). Other members of the Doctoral Committee are Professor Dennis Fok (Erasmus School of Economics), Professor Domenico Giannone (Solvay Brussels School of Economic and Management) and  Professor Rafał Weron (Wrocław University of Technology).

Time and location

The PhD defence will take place in the Senate Hall of Erasmus University Rotterdam (Campus Woudestein) and will start at 13.30 hrs.

More information

Eran Raviv conducted his doctoral research at the Tinbergen Institute. The Tinbergen Institute is a joint research institute of Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of VU University Amsterdam.

For more information about this ceremony, please contact Ronald de Groot, Communication Officer of the Erasmus School of Economics phone +31 10 408 1762 or by e-mail:

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